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Jail/Prison Rights FAQ

expand Question : I’ve heard that the offender that assaulted me and is serving his state sentence in a state facility has a terminal illness and needs to go to the hospital for treatments; will I be told if that happens? ‎(1)

​Yes, the victim/witness coordinator Victim Service Program in the district attorney’s office will inform you of your opportunity to give prior comment on and to receive a copy of the final order involving a petition that was filed to place the offender into a hospital.

expand Question : If the offender is terminally ill? ‎(1)